SOURCE: AAA Texas

July 13, 2007 01:01 ET

AAA Texas: Weekend Gas Watch

Pump Prices Reverse Course

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - July 13, 2007) - Pump prices took a sharp turn upward following six weeks of decreases, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

Amarillo set a new record high on Thursday at $3.30 a gallon -- spiking nearly 22 cents in only one week. For the first time in a long time, Houston has the lowest average on the list at $2.83 a gallon -- up three cents.

The statewide average is $2.90 a gallon -- a weekly increase of five cents. The national average rose to $3.03 a gallon -- up eight cents.

AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch monitors the average price of gasoline in Texas.

Average Daily Prices as of 12:01 AM, July 13, 2007        Source: AAA Texas

                        Weekly            Weekly           Record  Year Ago
Area          7/12/07   Change    7/05/07 Change 6/28/07    High    Average
-------       ------- ----------  ------- ------ ------- ---------  -------
                                                           $ 3.227
National      $ 3.026 +7.7 cents  $ 2.949  -2.6  $ 2.975  (5/24/07) $ 2.963

                                                           $ 3.085
State         $ 2.904 +5.4 cents  $ 2.850  -2.9  $ 2.879  (5/23/07) $ 2.866

Austin - San                                               $ 3.048
 Marcos       $ 2.902 +3.2 cents  $ 2.870  -2.6  $ 2.896  (5/22/07) $ 2.792

                                                           $ 3.298
Amarillo      $ 3.298 +21.8 cents $ 3.080  -0.2  $ 3.082  (7/12/07) $ 2.905

                                                           $ 3.055
Beaumont      $ 2.868 +9.8 cents  $ 2.770  -2.8  $ 2.798  (5/22/07) $ 2.790


Corpus                                                     $ 3.011
 Christi      $ 2.838 +12.5 cents $ 2.713  -3.1  $ 2.744  (5/23/07) $ 2.717

                                                           $ 3.062
Dallas        $ 2.854 +2.3 cents  $ 2.831  -3.2  $ 2.863  (5/24/07) $ 2.913

                                                          $ 3.277
El Paso       $ 3.089 +4.7 cents  $ 3.042  -4.3  $ 3.085  (5/23/07) $ 2.906

                                                          $ 3.058
Ft. Worth     $ 2.846 +3.2 cents  $ 2.814  -2.9  $ 2.843  (5/23/07) $ 2.907

Galveston                                                 $ 3.056
 -Texas City  $ 2.840 +4.3 cents  $ 2.797  -2.8  $ 2.825  (5/22/07) $ 2.933

                                                          $ 3.042
Houston       $ 2.825 +3.3 cents  $ 2.792  -3.8  $ 2.830  (5/23/07) $ 2.931

                                                          $ 2.994
San Antonio   $ 2.867 +3.3 cents  $ 2.834  -2.4  $ 2.858  (5/23/07) $ 2.754

Texarkana (TX                                             $ 3.048
 only)        $ 2.882 +8.2 cents  $ 2.800  -3.7  $ 2.837  (5/21/07) $ 2.788

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